Above average, but not perfect
We like these door closers enough to have purchased a replacement set for our front storm door, even though the original closers (same equipment) failed after about three years (the same closers on the back door are still working fine). The foot actuated stop is a fantastic feature, especially when carrying two kids into the house or carrying in groceries, etc. Setup wasn't difficult, however we suspect that the failure of the front door closers was a result of poor bracket mounting or possibly
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a deficient plastic bracket. Either way, if you're looking for a one-touch type closer these are a good option.
I like it but there is a but (it could be me).
I know this is just a pneumatic door closer but I have to admit I really like the touch'n hold feature. Its on the door to our garage where we always are bringing in groceries, packages and even firewood. With your hands full of bags, its very easy to keep the door open by just pressing the button. Not to mention closing the door with just a nudge of the door.
One possible down side, is that on a couple of occasions, is that I have found the in the open position - like the lock was used. I
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can't say for sure that it did it by itself so it might be my-bad.
The new closures work great. We opted to leave the old end brackets in place and just replaced the cylinders. Out of habit, I'm still waiting for the door to hit my butt so it won't slam. It's now very quiet and feels like new again.
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